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's death. but police say the investigation is still ongoing. >>> a san jose city council is said to take a stand in the legal battle of same-sex marriage in california. today the city council decided to take a vote next tuesday on whether to join the san francisco friend of the court. the supreme court will hold argumenting on the legal argument of proposition eight. >> we need to stand up on behalf of our residents and on behalf of all the members of lgbt community and on to show them that we believe in the equal treatment of all. >>> the california supreme court heard arguments in san francisco today on whether cities and counties can legally ban marijuana dispensaries. since medical marijuana was legalized in california in 1996, about 200 cities and counties have placed bans or moratoriums on pot clubs. the state supreme court is hearing a challenge to a ban in the city of river side. >> if you were to allow these institutions to be banned. county by county, city by city, that is exactly the opposite of what the legislature was trying to accomplish which is to make this available thro
. the mixed reaction about his tenure and the hopes catholics have for the future. city employees caught downloading pornography, the steps the mayor is demanding to make sure this never happens again. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00 p.m. >> good evening. >>> hello. i am frank somerville. >> and i am julie haener. >> they are accused of using city computers to share porn and gamble. ktvu's eric rasmussen talked with mayor ed lee today about who is involved and the punishment. eric? >> reporter: from suspensions to firing in this case. mayor ed lee says he would like the city to look at how it monitors the use of the internet and technology. some workers at this yard and another division could be looking for new jobs. >> reporter: at this p.u.c. yard workers knew why we were there. >> heard about it. >> reporter: one of the place wheres employees are suspected of using city computers to share pornography and online gambling. >> we are taking this very seriously. >> the allegations are disturbing. it is misuse of property for all the
it their all and do the best job that they could, elizabeth butler was the one. >> a city in mourning for loren baker and elizabeth butler. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00 p.m. >> good evening. >>> i am julie haener. >> and i am frank somerville. >> investigators in santa cruz said the man accused of killing the two police officers was ready and willing to take innocent lives. we have team coverage. ktvu's robert handa is learning more about the two officers who were killed but we start with ktvu's alex savage and the new details about the suspect. alex? >> the gunman was angry and distraught. but those two santa cruz officer whose came to his house yesterday were unaware of his problems. they came tie the home down this alley way to question the shooter about a sexual assault case involving a co-worker. the two were shot to death that door step of the home. >> reporter: killed during a routine investigation. loren baker and elizabeth butler were gunned down by jeremy goulet. after shooting the officers the sheriff said he stole both of
. >> reporter: the city has imposed tighter regulations for party promoters and nightclubs but the problems persist. >> i've seen the good times and bad times there is a low point unfortunately. >> reporter: one plan floated is promotion of community business district business owners would pay a special fee for increased security. rob roth ktvu channel 2 nice. >>> hayward police have captured a wanted man. police converged on the area of south garden avenue near a street. hayward officers arrested 22- year-old solomon cruz espinosa of union city after a chase. one officer suffered minor scrapes when he tried to arrest him last week. pleasant hill released sketches researching two of three men suspected in an armed home invasion robbery earlier there month. one plan is described as 5'10" with a thin frame the second is mid 20s of feet tall. police released these surveillance images the men fled in a white chevrolet trailblazer and toyota solar and they stole cache laptop and a land gun. >>> a south bay plan accused of a deadly office shooting took to the witness stand again and detailed
: they are accused of sharing pornographic images and gambling using city computers on over time. sources say the employees under investigation are among the top three. >> i can't comment specifically on any individuals or their classifications. however it is standard practice to take jobs into account when determining the level of discipline. >> reporter: officials started an investigation months ago after a whistle blower came forward. while investigators don't believe it was criminal, sending and receiving images and gambling are prohibited. >> important tarealize this is -- to realize this is wrong. >> reporter: he says taxpayers should be concerned about supervisors personal use of city resources, even if it wasn't for something as offensive as pornography. >> other people are looking up to you and taking cues as to what constitutes acceptable behavior. >> reporter: today we reached out to the union, local 38 but haven't received a response. we requested the salaries and all make between 100 and $120,000 a year before over time. they are still on the job but the city could go to the unio
not be alone in this for long. the city of richmond is considering a similar program. the party will go on until 11:00 tonight. reporting live in oakland, rob roth, ktvu channel 2 news. >> investigators say a hotel guest who is in town working on the chevron refinery accidentally started a fire. the fire started shortly after 5 this morning at the courtyard marriott hotel. the richmond fire department tells us the hotel guest put a towel over a cant l he thought was out. nobody was hurt. >> the national weather service is warning bay area beach goers about dangerous conditions this weekend. ktvu's allie rasmus met with the coast guard and the spca today who issued their own warning about what to do if your pet gets caught in the water. >> reporter: throwing the ball into the breakers is a popular pats time. when susan takes her dog to ocean beach they avoid the surf. >> pacific is a deceiving team. it's not peaceful at all. >> reporter: since 2008 the coast guard says seven people have died on the northern california coast trying to rescue their dogs from the water. in november a family
in the city said that publicity stunt seemed like a stunt to him. >> the front page says it all, you spoke, we listened. here is proof. today they resumed production at 45%. reversing the decision to weaken the bourbon. >> the initial thought is wow, just -- thinking this over. >> reporter: this year's event will be held in april. >> they want consistency in their flavor. and to do that it is questionable. you wonder, and then when they come back, is it a marketing ploy. >> i don't know if i could get a bottle of the 86 proof to use for that. >> you can get them, you know, like these for $20. last week in particular there has been a heightened interest in makers. >> the owner only has one makers mark left. he says the publicity sparked curiosity but he always had trouble keeping it on the shelf. >> even the suppliers are having trouble stocking it. i am done. i am unable to buy it. >> reporter: high demand and inability to keep up. >> the interest has been on the rise in the past few years. and it is difficult to find. >> reporter: his store has seen a steady increase in business. this is his
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